7,431 PNP personnel meted with disciplinary penalties

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Oscar Albayalde revealed today that a total of 7,431 PNP personnel were meted with disciplinary penalties for administrative offenses since 2016.

Of the said figure, 2,169 personnel were dismissed from the service, 4,133 were suspended, 436 demoted, 464 reprimanded, 30 restricted to quarters, 48 withheld privileges, and 151 whose salaries have been forfeited.

“Particularly along my service agenda for internal cleansing and organizational discipline, I take note of the swift and decisive counter-intelligence operations by PNP units mainly through the CITF,” Albayalde said.

According to CITF commander Senior Superintendent Romeo Caramat Jr., the task force received a total of 13,481 complaints via SMS and calls through its hotline numbers, including 1,718 complaints concerning 450 police commissioned officers and 1,454 police non-commissioned officers from Feb. 3, 2017 to Sept. 27, 2018.

Source: http://www.pna.gov.ph/articles/1050010